About this listing
An oasis in Brooklyn. Just across the street from Prospect Park with its own private roof garden, you can escape the hustle of city life. Inside, it's a bright, airy, and artistic home. A gourmet kitchen and nearby restaurants will keep you well fed.
BEAUTIFUL PARK SLOPE BROOKLYN PRIVATE APARTMENT
Entire 2+ bedroom flat on the top floor with light-filled rooms, views of Manhattan from the roofdeck, and peace and quiet. It is just a few steps to Prospect Park, a gorgeous 600 acre public park designed by the famed landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, who also designed Central Park.
The apartment is well furnished, private, quiet and comfortable 2+ bedroom apartment. Since it is our primary home, the apartment is spotless and beautifully kept. Amenities include wifi, a gourmet chef's kitchen, washer/dryer in the apt, comfortable beds, and private roofdeck garden with table & chairs, outdoor sofa, and stunning views of Manhattan. Bathroom with tub and shower.
It is a walk-up 4th floor apartment, so it is three flights of stairs. But as New Yorkers know, the higher it is, the more light, views, and quiet you have.
There is also a full size air mattress available for use in the living room. Additional charge for 5th (max 5 ppl).
Free parking is available on the street. Cars must be moved only once a week as posted on the street. Garages are also located nearby.
It is a location with the best of city living - great restaurants, public parks and services, and yet still quiet and cozy.
No animals and no smoking are allowed in the apartment.
Please let us know if you have any questions.
Exclusive access to rooftop deck & garden. Unit includes free use of washer and dryer. Also includes wifi access. Bikes are available for rent.
Interaction with Guests
Since this is our home that we rent out when we are on vacation, our interaction will be limited to key pickup/drop-off. However, we do have family and friends nearby in case you need anything during your stay.
Located on a historic block right next to Prospect Park in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Park Slope was just named New York Magazine's Best Neighborhood in the city and offers great restaurants and shopping options within several blocks in either direction.
There is farmer's market at the entrance of the park (just outside the door) on Wednesdays from May - November. Nearby is a historic movie theater, cafe, bakery, butcher, sushi, Thai, Chinese, pizza, bagel shop, Italian specialty market and pharmacy all within a 1-4 minute walk from the apartment. Prospect Park features a 90-acre meadow, 60-acre lake, forest, beautiful 3+ mile loop trail, waterfall, Audubon Center, the Prospect Park Zoo, Skating Rink and the Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival Band Shell.
Subway: Entrance to the F and G Subway at 15th street/Prospect Park is steps away. It is a 20 minute ride on the F train into Manhattan, which also services the popular Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill & Dumbo neighborhoods. The G train takes you to Fort Greene, Williamsburg, and Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Other Things to Note
White couches, white walls, and some of the art & decor make this place not ideal for young kids.
No smoking and no pets inside the apartment please. This is our home and it's in an owner-occupied building, so we ask that our guests be courteous and quiet after 10 pm.
Also, due to Brooklyn law, there is no grilling or any fires allowed on the roofdeck.
Above said renter(s) shall agree that the owners will not be held responsible for any injuries to persons named above or their acquaintances while occupying the sublet . Above said renter(s)/ guests agree that the owners of this apartment and the co-op building will not under any circumstances be responsible for any loss or damage to belongings of the above said persons. By confirming rental of this property via airbnb.com, said renter is agreeing to these terms in full and waiving any right to press charges in regards to any of the above said items. By renting this property through airbnb renter is also guaranteeing that this rental will be used responsibly and with respect for the property and neighbors. There will be no amplified music, fires or dangerous conduct on the roofdeck, in the apartment or anywhere near or inside of the building.
The renter(s) above will be issued two sets of keys for use during the duration of their stay and no duplicates shall be made. No modifications to the space shall be made, and it will be left in the condition it was found. Renter agrees to leave on time according to the confirmed reservation date of exit and check-out time.
Barbara was a great host. She was very responsive and stayed in touch throughout our stay. The apartment is very comfortable, nicely decorated and is a perfect spot for visiting Park Slope. We definitely would stay there again on our next trip.
Barbara was a great host, the apartment was very clean, organized, well stocked & welcoming. She even left us a bottle of wine with the keys! Great location, apartment & host. Thanks!
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About the Host, Barbara
Founder of Hey, Neighbor! A online community for neighbor-to-neighbor collaboration.
Currently a resident and avid fan of NYC, but have lived and traveled all over the world. I love the idea of living like a local, so I want to offer the same to other travelers.
I'm a food lover and amateur chef, so our kitchen is well stocked!